Police in Yokohama said Saturday they have arrested a 37-year-old woman on suspicion of attacking a 6-year-old girl while she was playing in a park.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 2:45 p.m. on Friday, Fuji TV reported. The girl was playing with friends in a park in Kohoku Ward when the suspect, identified as Tamami Ochiai, came up to her and hit her in the face with a tool.
A passerby called police who rushed to the scene and found Ochiai sitting near some shrubbery.
Police said the girl suffered an eye injury and was taken to hospital where she received four stitches. The girl told police she had never seen Ochiai before.© Japan Today